Friday, April 28, 2017

Actress/Singer Pia Zadora Donates $5K To Project F.O.C.U.S.


Pia Zadora is celebrating her victory in Westgate Las Vegas’ March Madness “Hoops Central Celebrity Bracket Challenge” by donating the $5,000 grand prize to Project F.O.C.U.S. at UNLV. With the help of her son Jordan, an avid basketball fan, Zadora beat out more than a dozen other celebrities in the challenge.

 Project F.O.C.U.S. (Forming Occupational and Community Understanding for Success) is a two to four year post-secondary education program for young adults with intellectual/developmental disability including Autism. F.O.C.U.S. uses the principles of the Universal Design for Learning and Person Centered planning to provide a 100% inclusive program to help college students achieve current and future academic, independent living, and employment goals.

In just three short years, Project F.O.C.U.S. already has over 35+ young adults with intellectual disability and autism on the waiting list wanting to attend UNLV while many others have expressed interest. From now through May 7, Project F.O.C.U.S. is accepting donations to help support the program and make a college education accessible for everyone. To make a donation, or for more information, visit rebelraiser.unlv.edu/project/5992.

Golden Globe winner, GRAMMY Award® nominee, ShoWest winner, accomplished singer, film and Broadway star all describe Pia Zadora. Performing since the age of six, for those who have seen her in concert, what comes to mind first and describes this multi-talented performer is simply this: Pia Zadora is the complete entertainer. For more information, visit piazadora.com or follow her on Twitter - twitter.com/OfficialPiaZ

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